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Vernon W Baird, Sr

Male 1906 - 1976  (70 years)


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  • Name Vernon W Baird 
    Suffix Sr 
    Nickname Frog 
    Born 21 May 1906  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Aug 1976  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 27 Aug 1976  Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I902  Rossville
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father Charles Edward Baird,   b. 1 Jun 1876, Birds, Lawrence County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1938, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Sadie Viola Oldham Baird,   b. 26 Aug 1888, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1983, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 1905  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F274  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ernestine L Sargent Baird,   b. 1 Feb 1913, Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 2002, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1941 
    Children 
    +1. Vernon W Baird, Jr
     2. George Baird
     3. Mary E Baird Miller
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2014 16:04:39 
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Baird, Vernon 2
    Obituary- Baird, Vernon 2
    VERNON W. BAIRD
    Services were at 2 p.m. Friday in the United Methodist Church at Rossville for Vernon W. “Frog” Baird, 70, 3432 Bryant, Topeka, who died Tuesday, August 29, 1976 in a Topeka hospital.
    He was born May 21, 1906 at Rossville and lived in Topeka since 1925. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a marble setter.
    He was a member of Hesperian Lodge No. 111, AF&AM, at Rossville and Scottish Rite bodies in Topeka. He also was a member of Jimmy Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion at Rossville, and Local No. 3 of the Bricklayers Union.
    He was married to Ernestine Sargent on December 23, 1941. She survives.
    Other survivors include two sons, Vernon W. Baird, Jr., Rossville, and George Baird, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Mary E. Miller, Lincoln, Nebr.; his mother, Mrs. Sadie Baird, Rossville; a brother, Charles Baird, Neosho, Mo.; four sisters, Mrs. Edna Verhage, Tonganoxie, Mrs. Grace Henneke, Houston, Tex., Mrs. Jean Mee, Goodwell, Okla., and Mrs. Wilma Dolezilek, Rossville; and four grandchildren.
    Jimmy Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion conducted graveside services at Rossville Cemetery under the direction of Parker Mortuary. Casket bearers were members of the American Legion Post in Rossville.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Jimmy Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion at Rossville.
    Obituary- Baird, Vernon 1
    Obituary- Baird, Vernon 1
    See Obituary- Baird, Vernon 2 for transcription of obituary.
    Note his obituary has an incorrect date of death. The headstone is correct (August 24, 1976)